A Systematic Literature Review of the Benefits of Utilising Pervasive Tools in Higher Education

Thian Li Lim, Xiamen University Malaysia
Angela Siew Hoong Lee, Sunway University


Despite the advantages that pervasive tools have brought to education, studies related to the use of pervasive tools are still unclear. The present study systematically reviews the impact of utilizing pervasive tools to provide a comprehensive analysis of 30 research articles published between 2010–2022. The main findings from this study include the types of pervasive tools used and the benefits of utilizing the pervasive tools for learning purposes. The findings of this study provide useful insights into the types of pervasive tools and the impact they have brought on students’ learning processes in current higher education settings.

Keywords: pervasive tools, pervasive learning, higher education, mobile application

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